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Re: Power Data Estimates for the climbing stages

29 Jul 2018 00:43

Merckx index wrote:
3:50
4:04
3:24
2:58
4:54
3:14
2:24
3:06
3:10
3:10
1:58


For future reference, a summary like this should probably be paired with the average gradient for each individual km. The final kms are all pretty evenly flat, and they were over a minute slower there than in the final km, and slower even than on the steeper portions beforehand. Even if we factor in the sprint it shows some pretty significant soft-pedalling on the flatter sections.
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Re: Power Data Estimates for the climbing stages

19 Sep 2018 16:53

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Re: Power Data Estimates for the climbing stages

21 Sep 2018 20:22


What's Kruijswijks weight?
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22 Sep 2018 10:30

64kg
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12 Dec 2018 00:38

Using that 64 Kg figure and the published power numbers (above), the results from Stage 15 were telling. The GC battle was on during the final climb. Kruijswijk held 6.3 W/Kg for 33m54s, which means so did the small group he finished with (all finished within a handful of seconds of each other):

2 Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team 0:00:28
3 Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 0:00:30
4 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:32
5 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo
6 Enric Mas (Spa) Quick-Step Floors 0:00:34
7 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team

Thibaut Pinot got away on the climb and finished alone ahead of the rest (and presumably had a slightly higher power to weight ratio):

1 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 5:01:49
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28 Mar 2019 20:26

Surely Lopez's climbing speed today is worth a comment?

8.8km @6.6% climbed at 25.4km/h ? Clinic has gone to sleep it needs to wake up.
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29 Mar 2019 10:31

He’s not British so they don’t care
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31 Mar 2019 04:26

Cookster15 wrote:Surely Lopez's climbing speed today is worth a comment?

8.8km @6.6% climbed at 25.4km/h ? Clinic has gone to sleep it needs to wake up.

He's in Astana which has a rich history
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